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Activist Nodeep’s med report reveals injuries on her body
The medical examination of labour activist Nodeep Kaur has highlighted injuries on her body. In her petition before Punjab and Haryana HC, Nodeep had alleged that Sonipat police personnel had beaten her up in police custody.
Covid-19: You’ll now have option to walk in, register & get vaccinated
As the vaccination drive against Covid-19 is set for a big ramp up from March 1, expanding coverage beyond healthcare and frontline workers, the Centre said the vaccine could be accessed through three routes — advance self-registration, on-site registration and facilitated cohorts.
India, UN human rights chief clash over farmers protests
India and UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet clashed on Friday as the latter rapped the government over farmers' protests and its recent action against journalists and activists. In its response, the government said Bachelet's observations lacked both “objectivity and impartiality”, reports Sachin Parashar.
Last 2 in Munawar Faruqui case get bail after 8 weeks in jail
After nearly two months in prison, two co-accused in the Munawar Faruqui case got temporary bail from the Madhya Pradesh high court on Friday. Nalin Yadav and Sadaqat Khan are the last of the six accused to be given bail. Justice Rohit Arya of the Indore bench of the HC allowed the duo’s bail application in light of the Supreme Court granting ad interim bail to Munawar on February 5.
Khelo India fest in Gulmarg reflects J&K touching new heights in peace, devpt: PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said holding of Khelo India International Games Festival at the famous ski-resort of Gulmarg in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district reflects that J&K is touching new heights in peace and development. He was virtually addressing over 600 participants, including international athletes, of the grand event.
RJD to contest assembly polls in Assam, Kerala, West Bengal; JD(U) to go solo in two states
Bihar’s both leading regional parties- Lalu Prasad-led RJD and CM Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) on Friday gird up their loins to contest the forthcoming assembly polls in other states, soon after the Election Commission announced schedule for assembly polls in five states namely Assam, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and West Bengal.